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Chinese American: Exclusion/Inclusion

New-York Historical Society

Manhattan Fri, Sep 26, 2014 - Sun, Apr 19, 2015

Chinese American: Exclusion/Inclusion explores the centuries-long history of trade and immigration between China and the United States—a history that involved New York from its very beginnings—and will raise the question “What does it mean to be an American?” The exhibit narrative extends from the late eighteenth century to the present and includes all regions of ...

Freedom Journey 1965: Photographs of the Selma to Montgomery March by Stephen Somerstein

New-York Historical Society

Manhattan Fri, Jan 16, 2015 - Sun, Apr 19, 2015

This exhibit features the stunning and historic photographs of Stephen Somerstein, documenting the Selma-to-Montgomery Civil Rights March in January 1965. Somerstein was a student in City College of New York’s night school and Picture Editor of his student newspaper when he traveled to Alabama to document the March.

Application Pending

Westside Theater Downstairs

Manhattan Mon, Jan 26, 2015 - Sun, Apr 19, 2015

Application Pending is a new comedy about the hilariously cutthroat world of kindergarten admissions at a New York private school. One actress portrays rookie admissions officer Christine and over forty other roles, including all the wild personalities that she has to deal with on her first day on the job.

Catch Me!

New Victory Theater

Manhattan Sat, Mar 28, 2015 - Sun, Apr 19, 2015

Hoops twirl, diablos whirl, and acrobats soar—all in a day's work (or play!) for Flip Fabrique, the new kids on the circus scene.

Egg and Spoon

BAM Fishman Space

Brooklyn Wed, Apr 15, 2015 - Sun, Apr 19, 2015

Created especially for younger theatergoers, this intimate, interactive performance from Lyngo Theatre Company takes tykes on a sensory tour through the four seasons.

Irreverent: A Celebration of Censorship

Leslie-Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art

Manhattan Fri, Feb 13, 2015 - Sun, Apr 19, 2015

Curated by Jennifer Tyburczy Exhibition Dates: February 13 to April 19, 2015Inspired by the creative and activist responses to the censorship of Robert Mapplethorpe’s art in the 1980s and 1990s and other instances of exclusion and destruction of artwork around the world, Irreverent explores how sexuality has been, and continues to ...

Brainwave 2015: The Attachment Trap

Rubin Museum of Art

Manhattan Wed, Jan 28, 2015 - Wed, Apr 22, 2015

Brainwave 2015 talks begin January 28, 2015 and feature Top Chef Tom Colicchio, actor Jake Gyllenhaal, composer Meredith Monk, and director Richard Eyre.

Faking It: Originals, Copies, and Counterfeits

Fashion Institute of Technology

Manhattan Tue, Dec 02, 2014 - Sat, Apr 25, 2015

Authenticity and copyright protection against knock offs are two of the most debated topics in fashion today. Faking It: Originals, Copies, and Counterfeits investigates the history of both authorized and unauthorized copying, as well as the various factors that have led to grey areas in authenticity.

Tools: Extending Our Reach

Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum‚ Smithsonian Institution

Manhattan Fri, Dec 12, 2014 - Sat, Apr 25, 2015

Why do tools come into being? And why do they look the way they do?We all use tools—to work and measure and communicate, to observe and make and survive. Tools are extensions of ourselves, designed to help us overcome the limitations of our bodies.Often, we think of tools as complex ...

Kelly Savage “Pestering”

SOHO20 Gallery Chelsea

bronx Tue, Mar 31, 2015 - Sat, Apr 25, 2015

Hanami: Cherry Blossom Viewing

Brooklyn Botanic Garden

Brooklyn Wed, Apr 01, 2015 - Sun, Apr 26, 2015

Few events herald the birth of spring like a shower of luminous pink petals falling softly from hundreds of cherry trees. Cherry-blossom viewing, known as hanami, is a centuries-old Japanese custom, a springtime occasion for merriment and the contemplation of life's beauty and transience.

Beautiful Users

Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum‚ Smithsonian Institution

Manhattan Fri, Dec 12, 2014 - Sun, Apr 26, 2015

This exhibition looks at how design has become more and more user-focused over the past fifty years, and how this shift has affected the daily lives of people everywhere.